Toyoda Gosei to Exhibit e-Rubber at Sports Business Expo TOKYO
Kiyosu, Japan, February 21, 2019: Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. will exhibit e-Rubber, its next-generation material for dielectric actuators and sensors, at the 2nd Sports Business Exposition held at Makuhari Messe over three days starting on February 27.
Using e-Rubber, Toyoda Gosei has been developing soft actuators as a next-generation power source in place of electromagnetic motors and soft, tactile/pressure sensors that take advantage of e-Rubber’s softness.
The company will show ideas to attach lightweight, soft Tough Sensors to sports shoes and other sporting goods for uses in many sporting occasions.
1. Sensing Technology
Tough Sensors made of e-Rubber are resistant to impact, lightweight, and soft.
They can be attached to sports shoes and other sporting goods for uses on many sporting
Tough sensors attached to shoe insoles
Used on many sporting occasions
Vibrations (sensations) of a balloon with
About Toyoda Gosei
Established in 1949 and headquartered in Kiyosu, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, Toyoda Gosei is a leading specialty manufacturer of rubber and plastic automotive parts. Today, the Toyoda Gosei Group provides a variety of high-quality products internationally, with a network of approximately 100 plants and offices in 18 countries and regions. Through its flexible, integrated global supply system and leading-edge technologies, Toyoda Gosei aims to grow as a global company that acts flexibly and swiftly in today’s dramatically changing business environment, delivering the highest levels of satisfaction to customers worldwide through safety, comfort, well-being and the environment.